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COVID-19 Resources


  • No player, coach, parent or sibling should enter any BVHA Facility if exhibiting symptoms of COVID19 (fever, cough with difficulty breathing, unexplained sore throat, unexplained diarrhea/vomiting/abdominal pain, severe headache, loss of taste or smell).
  • Any BVHA member attending the Scheels IcePlex or Blue Mound Ice Arena for practice, play or hosting games must follow facility COVID policy
  • When in doubt, STAY HOME.
  • Skaters not required to wear face coverings on ice during practices or games. 
  • Face coverings will be required in the locker rooms, scorers area and all enclosed structures. Masks are highly recommended on the outdoor grounds of the BVHA facility. 
  • Skaters/coaches are recommended to keep locker room time to no more than 30 minutes prior to practice or games, and no more than 15 minutes after practice or games.
  • Squirt and younger aged skaters are encouraged to partially dress at home. Players may put on gloves, helmets and skates in the locker rooms. Goalies are the only exception. 
  • Bring your own labeled water bottle.
  • Hand sanitizer available in the warming area  please use upon arrival and exit of the locker rooms. 
  • Locker rooms will be sanitized before and after each use.
  • Parents and Spectators are highly encouraged to socially distance.
  • No pre- or post-game handshakes.
  • No gear is to be left in the locker rooms.
  • Contact Eric Kranzler immediately when a player, coach or other team personnel tests positive, somebody in a player’s household has tested positive or when a player or coach has been exposed to somebody confirmed to have COVID19.
  • Any team members or coaches with a confirmed positive COVID19 can return to activities after 10 days after onset of symptoms and 72hrs without a fever or persistent cough.
  • Anyone closer than 6 ft for more than 15 minutes and not wearing a mask is deemed a close contact
  • Any confirmed close contact must self-quarantine following the proper steps to align with current CDC requirements.
  • Any confirmed positive COVID19 case, that required hospitalization, MUST have a doctor's note to return to play.
  • BVHA leadership will notify all teammates and coaches when a player on that team has tested positive, but BVHA will keep the individual’s identity anonymous.  All information will be treated in compliance with HIPAA.

Questions? Contact:

Eric Kranzler

Risk Manager

Phone: 605-799-6542


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